How to Throw a Birthday Party for the Birds

How to Throw a Birthday Party for the Birds

Today we threw the birds a "birdday" party complete with cake, cupcakes, confetti and streamers. This turned out to be one of our all time favorite nature activities! Mainly because a mole came and crashed the party, but I'll get to that later. This is a great project...

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Out of the Wild: A Mama’s Journey

Out of the Wild: A Mama’s Journey

For as long as I can remember time spent alone in nature has been my therapy. Those countless hours spent outside were sacred and restorative. In the woods and meadows, beside rivers and lakes - these were the places where I contemplated and gained perspective on my...

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Our Wild New Year’s Resolutions

Our Wild New Year’s Resolutions

I know it's a little late for New Year's resolutions, but everything just calmed down enough for us to start dreaming about the year before us. We're so ready to get out in the wild and explore! Here are some of our goals for bringing our family closer to nature...

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Decorating an Outdoor Edible Tree for the Animals

Decorating an Outdoor Edible Tree for the Animals

When my husband and I had our first child, we wanted to create some of our own family traditions around the holidays. This year we made biodegradable, edible ornaments for the animals to eat during the winter. It was so fun, I know we'll do this every year!...

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25 Natural Ornaments the Kids Will Love Making!

25 Natural Ornaments the Kids Will Love Making!

Ornaments and garlands made out of natural materials are my favorite! A lot of the fun with these is getting out with the kids to collect some of the materials. You can mix and match with different materials depending on what you find. Also, I've tried to include a...

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Flu Fighting Elderberry Gummy Robot Recipe

Flu Fighting Elderberry Gummy Robot Recipe

Last Winter was brutal - it seemed like my one year old daughter was getting sick every week for awhile there. This year I've put together my natural remedy kit and feel more prepared. One of my most effective and tasty items in my medicinal bag of tricks are...

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Flu Blasting, Kid-Approved Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Flu Blasting, Kid-Approved Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Does your child have the flu? Drop everything and make some Elderberry Syrup! Elderberries (Sambucus spp) are dreamy, super berries that work wonders on preventing and reducing flu-like symptoms. Plus my daughter loves the sweet, fruity taste of this syrup....

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10 Ways Kids Can Thank Mother Nature This Holiday Season

10 Ways Kids Can Thank Mother Nature This Holiday Season

I remember my English teachers in middle school gave us Thanksgiving related journal prompts. We were encouraged to dig deep and share what we were thankful for in our lives. Friends, family and security definitely make the list, but nature also needs our...

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WELCOME

Hello! I’m Nicolette! Journey with me as we bring our families back into the circle of wild things.

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